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More Shakeups at Ford as New CEO Names His Own Team

Just days after Ford announced a new chief executive officer, incoming CEO Jim Hackett has revealed a sweeping realignment of his top management team, shuffling over a dozen senior executives into new position, ousting others, and even rehiring one Ford veteran who had quit to take a job heading Uber’s autonomous vehicles program. Separately, Ford […]
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Uber Overcharges Riders By Millions, Suit Says

Uber is skimming over $7.4 million per month from passengers in New York City alone, according to a class action lawsuit filed Wednesday. Under the company’s “upfront” pricing model, unveiled last summer, customers are shown an estimate of the ride’s final cost before they confirm the booking. But that price, shown and charged to riders, […]
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Melania Mania: U.S Tourism to Slovenia Is up 30 Percent

The Melania effect: Americans are traveling to Slovenia like never before. Analysts said domestic tourist figures reflected improved economic conditions in Slovenia, a country that narrowly avoided an international bailout for its banks in 2013 but expects economic growth of 3.6 percent this year versus 2.5 percent in 2016. The First Lady was born Melanija […]
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Some Uber and Lyft Riders Are Already Ditching Their Own Cars

A smartphone app for Lyft drivers. REUTERS/Stephen Lam Nowinski, 32, is not alone. Nearly a quarter of American adults sold or traded in a vehicle in the last 12 months, according to a Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll published on Thursday, with most getting another car. But 9 percent of that group turned to ride services like […]
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TSA Tests Tougher Screening for Carry-Ons at 10 Airports

A passenger holding her baby prepares to go through a security checkpoint at Los Angeles International Airport on December 29, 2009 in Los Angeles. File Marion Anzuoni / Reuters Passengers in the TSA’s PreCheck program will not be subject to the new screening procedures, officials said. The test is unrelated to reports that laptops could […]
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TSA Tests Tougher Screening at 10 Airports

A passenger holding her baby prepares to go through a security checkpoint at Los Angeles International Airport on December 29, 2009 in Los Angeles. File Marion Anzuoni / Reuters Passengers in the TSA’s PreCheck program will not be subject to the new screening procedures, officials said. The test is unrelated to reports that laptops could […]
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Tourism to the U.S. Has Been in Decline Since Trump Took Office

From October 2016 through March 2017, Foursquare found foreign travel to the States had decreased by 11 percent, year over year. California, in particular Los Angeles and San Diego, saw the biggest decrease in international visitors. While both cities saw strong year-over-year gains in fall 2016, Foursquare found that international tourism dropped sharply in the […]
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Many Americans Are Still Totally Confused About Credit Scores

When it comes to credit, most Americans know a few key points. They understand that a good credit score is important and a bad score can stop them from getting a credit card or qualifying for a loan. After that, there’s a good deal of confusion and misinformation, according to a new survey by the […]
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Trump Team Defends Budget's $2 Trillion Math Error

“A New Foundation for American Greatness” was built on quicksand, and the president’s defenders are happy to keep shoveling it. President Donald Trump’s newly unveiled budget contains a massive accounting error that uses the same money twice for two different purposes. Based on its supersized projections of 3 percent GDP, the president’s budget forecasts about […]
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Trump Team Defends Budget's $2 Trillion Math Error

“A New Foundation for American Greatness” was built on quicksand, and the president’s defenders are happy to keep shoveling it. President Donald Trump’s newly unveiled budget contains a massive accounting error that uses the same money twice for two different purposes. Based on its supersized projections of 3 percent GDP, the president’s budget forecasts about […]